Mrs. Geina A. Stanton, age 89, of Social Circle passed away October 18, 2012. She was born in Cuthbert, GA to the late Hull and Mary Johnson Andrews on July 26, 1926. Mrs. Stanton was a retired school teacher who began her career as a home economics teacher at Social Circle High School. She left her career for a time to raise her sons before returning to the class room teaching until her retirement at Ficquett Elementary School. Mrs. Stanton was a very active member of First Baptist Church of Social Circle where she taught the Senior Ladies Sunday School ...
Mr. Robert Lee Hartline, of Covington, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 10. His family cherished the 73 years they had with him. Mr. Hartline was a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service for 39 years. He was a devoted family man.
Mr. James Darrington Hamlett, died Oct. 11, in Montgomery, Ala. He is survived by his wife Ashley Campbell Hamlett, formerly of Covington, and two sons Henry Churchill and William Gunter Hamlett; his parents Carolyn Clark Minder of Benton, La. and Ernest Holt Hamlett III of Orrville, Ala.; his brother Ernest Holt Hamlett IV (Kelly) of Chattanooga, Tenn. and two sisters Alice Hamlett Mendoza (Tony) of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Sarah Hamlett (Carston) of Clanton, Ala. He is also survived by his maternal grandmother Alice Little Clark of Gadsden, Ala.
Mrs. Inez Phillips Bowen, 88, of Covington, died Oct. 9. The daughter of Oscar and Omie McCart Phillips of Porterdale, Mrs. Bowen was a direct descendant of Noah Phillips who established the first textile mill in Newton County at Cedar Shoals (now Porterdale). She was an avid golfer, owned and operated a hair salon in Covington for many years, and was a member of the North Covington United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Joel T. Bowen Sr. and an infant son Billy Thomas Bowen.
Mr. Harold Glen Brown, 68, of Leesburg, Ala., passed away Sept. 27. Mr. Brown was a member of Hopewell Advent Christian Church. He was the son of Glen and Thelma Shew Brown.
Survivors include his wife Becky Ison Brown of Covington; daughter Tammy (Matthew) Schroeder; grandson Collin Schroeder; brother Gary (Sharon) Brown; niece Christy (Gary) Haggard; nephew Shannon (Erica) Brown.
Brenda Kay Turner, age 67, of Covington passed away October 3, 2012 at Emory University Hospital. She was born December 19, 1944 in Porterdale, Georgia to the late James and Mary Kelly Davis. Mrs. Turner enjoyed flowers and shopping, she was a longtime employee of Phil's Pawn Bank in Conyers working there for 25 years. She loved her family dearly; she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Mrs. Turner also loved her 5 Chihuahua's. She was preceded in death by her brother Jimmy Davis.
Mrs. Ida K. Davis, 96, of Covington passed away October 2, 2012 at Riverside Nursing Home. She was born March 16, 1916 in Milen, Georgia to the late George and Bonnie Hall Kent. Mrs. Davis was a retired school teacher who taught for 35 years and a large part of her career was here in Covington, first teaching at the old Covington School and then at Ficquett Elementary School until her retirement. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Covington becoming a member when she moved to Covington in the 1940's while her late husband Mark ...
Mr. Manuel B. Cordero, of Conyers, passed away Sept. 27 at Rockdale Medical Center. He was born in 1927 in Camaguey, Cuba, to Santos and Concha Hernandez Cordero. Mr. Cordero came to the U.S. as a professional baseball player, and his career was cut short due to injury. He worked in the trucking industry for 42 years and served as president of a local trucking company. He was an active member of Zion Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.
September 27, 2012|
Wheeler Funeral Home
Mr. John Harry Law, Sr., age 75, of Covington, formerly of Elloree, SC and who was born and raised in Norristown, PA passed away September 22, 2012. Memorial services for Mr. Law will be held at 12 noon Saturday, September 29, 2012 at Christ Cornerstone Church, 1020 Oak Hill Road, Covington, GA 30016 with Reverend Darrell Payne officiating. J.C. Harwell & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Chapel, 2157 East Street SE, Covington, GA 30014 is in charge of arrangements. www.harwellfuneralhome.com